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Metadata Librarian, Arizona State University Library, Tempe, AZ


ASU Library seeks a dynamic Metadata Librarian to enhance access and discovery to the
Library’s digital collections and specialized resources. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions and
Metadata Services, the incumbent works collaboratively with staff in Community-Driven
Archives, Labriola National American Indian Data Center, rare books and manuscripts,
repository services, and other stakeholders within and outside the Library to develop workflows
and coordinate metadata projects for a variety of Library and University resources. In addition
to metadata creation, remediation and maintenance responsibilities, the Metadata Librarian
provides training to unit and other Library staff, participates in professional contribution and
service activities, and maintains a high-level working knowledge of national and international
theory and practice pertaining to metadata management and resource description. This is an
excellent growth opportunity for an early career librarian who enjoys a team-based approach to
user services and applying contemporary metadata standards and practices to ASU Library’s
unique collections.

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